Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres use an analytic approach to season ticket pricing

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent out renewal invoices to their season ticket holders and there is a new approach to their price scale. Last season, there was no increase in ticket prices, but this season, they’re using an analytic based approach to raise prices. In the past, the team...
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Botterill has a lot on his plate for the offseason

Step 1 of Jason Botterill's offseason is now complete. The Buffalo Sabres general manager checked one box off his to-do list this offseason with the hiring of head coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday. However, there is still plenty of work to be done to help improve the overall status of the team...
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Sabres' Montour has a sprained knee

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many feared the Sabres would have three defensemen not ready for the season opener in October, but the news on Brandon Montour isn’t too bad. Montour suffered a MCL sprain while playing for Team Canada against Slovakia at the World Championship. The Sabres have announced...
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Tweetbag!

So the last time I left town, the Buffalo Sabres fired their coach. This time, the Sabres hired a coach. Ralph Krueger will be the 19th head coach in franchise history, and I’ve got to admit, it’s a name I once thought about, but had it drift away. In April of 2017, fresh off the firings of Tim...
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Canada continues to roll at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team Canada won its third straight game Thursday at the World Championship, beating France 5-2. Things got a little dicey in the third period when France made it 3-2, but goals by Anthony Mantha Det. and Mark Stone Veg. put the game away. With his two goals, Mantha has five goals and...
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Rishaug: Krueger is 'such a good hire' for the Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres officially made Ralph Krueger the team's 19th head coach in franchise history on Wednesday after five-and-a-half weeks of an extensive search. Krueger may be seen as an out-of-the-box type of hire by the Sabres with his limited amount of experience coaching at the National Hockey...
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Is Happy Hour finally here for the Sabres?

My favorite part of Wednesday's news that the Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger as their head coach is the story about Krueger bar-hopping in Buffalo last month to learn about the city, the fans, and their views on the team. I was not one of the locals Krueger sidled up to for questioning,...
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Bravo, Botterill

Okay, first things first. Ralph Krueger is not a soccer guy. Nor is he a soccer coach. He’s not English. He’s from Winnipeg. He grew up playing hockey and played professionally in Germany before beginning his hockey coaching career. If anything, he’s a hockey guy who got a job as chairman of a...
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Botterill has his man

Your question: Howard, what do you think of the Ralph Krueger hiring? My answer: Meh. No offense to Ralph Krueger, but that would have been my answer with just about any person the Buffalo Sabres would have hired to be the 19th head coach in franchise history. This offseason is more about the...
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Krueger: 'I enjoy being spontaneous and adaptable'

The Buffalo Sabres have finally made a decision on a new head coach, hiring Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. The team made the announcement official on Wednesday, however the new Sabres coach was not officially introduced because he had prior obligations over in England as...
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